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Idaho Travel Council Announces July Meeting & Grant Awards

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Tourism 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov   Idaho Travel Council Announces July Meeting and Grant Awards BOISE, Idaho (July 20, 2020) —The Idaho Travel Council (ITC) will meet Monday, July 27, 2020 from 9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. MT and Tuesday, July 28, 2020 from 9:00 a.m-12:00 p.m. MT at the Springhill Suites Island Park-Yellowstone (4292

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Governor Little Awards Twelve Community Development Block Grants

NEWS RELEASE Contact: Matt Borud Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 Matt.Borud@commerce.idaho.gov Governor Little Awards Twelve Community Development Block Grants Federally funded grants benefit Idaho cities and counties. Boise, Idaho— April 30, 2020— Governor Brad Little announced twelve Idaho Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) awards for $4,963,575 to be distributed to benefit public facilities and infrastructure, downtown revitalizations,

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Idaho Tourism to Host Statewide Regional Meetings, Idaho Travel Council Meeting in March

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Tourism 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov  Idaho Tourism to Host Statewide Regional Meetings, Idaho Travel Council Meeting in March Tourism industry invited to learn more about Idaho Tourism programs and grants. BOISE, Idaho (March 2, 2020)—The Idaho Commerce – Tourism Development office will commence statewide meetings with each of Idaho’s seven designated travel

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Governor Little, Idaho Commerce Participate in SHOT Show 2020

          NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release Contact: Mercedee Wilds Idaho Commerce Public Information 208.334.2470 mercedee.wilds@commerce.idaho.gov   Governor Little, Idaho Commerce Participate in SHOT Show 2020 BOISE, Idaho (February 10, 2020) — Governor Brad Little and Idaho Commerce attended the National Shooting Sports Foundation Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show) Jan.

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Governor Little Appoints New Member to Idaho Travel Council

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Commerce-Tourism Development 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Governor Little Appoints New Member to Idaho Travel Council Idaho Travel Council advises Idaho Commerce on tourism policy and grant awards BOISE, Idaho (January 30, 2020) — Governor Brad Little appointed Kayoko Magnus to the Idaho Travel Council (ITC). She will represent

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Idaho Travel Council Announces February Meeting

MEDIA ALERT  Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Tourism 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Idaho Travel Council Announces February Meeting BOISE, Idaho (February 29, 2020) —The Idaho Travel Council (ITC) will meet on February 5, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in Boardroom 5 at the Coeur d’Alene Resort (115 S. 2nd St., Coeur d’Alene, Idaho) and on February 6, 9:00 a.m.

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Tom Nicholson Receives 2019 Governor’s Lifetime Achievement Award in Recreation and Tourism

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Commerce-Tourism Development 208-287-0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov  2019 Governor’s Lifetime Achievement Award in Recreation and Tourism Presented to Tom Nicholson Sun Valley, Idaho – Oct. 24, 2019 – Tom Nicholson, majority owner of Roaring Springs Waterpark and Wahooz Family Fun Zone, received the 2019 Governor’s Lifetime Achievement Award in

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Idaho Broadband Task Force Announces August Meeting

  MEDIA ALERT Contact: Taylor Walker Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 taylor.walker@commerce.idaho.gov   Idaho Broadband Task Force Announces August Meeting BOISE, Idaho (August 23, 2019) — The Idaho Broadband Task Force will meet Wednesday, August 28, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. PST. The meeting will be held at the Coeur d’Alene Resort (115 S 2nd St,

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Idaho Travel Council Announces Annual Grant Awards

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release  Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Tourism 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov                     Idaho Travel Council Announces Annual Grant Awards Over $6.1 Million Awarded for Tourism Promotion BOISE, Idaho (July 31, 2019) During its meeting held in Twin Falls this week, the Idaho Travel Council (ITC) granted $6,141,270 in tourism marketing funding to non-profit organizations through

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State Seeks Nominees for Recreation and Tourism Award

Nominations are now open for outstanding lifetime achievement in the fields of Idaho recreation and tourism. Idaho Governor Brad Little will select and recognize a nominated individual who has made significant contributions to developing, managing or conserving Idaho’s recreation resources, or developing, managing or promoting tourism in Idaho.

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